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Henry Gilbert Dokum

September 13, 1948 ~ February 9, 2022 (age 73)

Obituary

 In Loving Memory of

Henry “Gilbert” Dokum
September 13, 1948-
February 9, 2022

 

Gilbert started his spirit journey on Wednesday February 9th, 2022 at the age of 74.

Gilbert also known as 
“Put-a-but” was born in Manitowaning to parents 
Adam and Ida Dokum.

Loving brother to Eugene Dokum (Gloria) of Lansing, MI, Felix Dokum (Margaret) (both predeceased), 
Linda Dokum and Marian Dokum, 
all from Wikwemikong.  

He was a loving father to Evans Pitawanakwat (Angela), Greg Pitawanakwat (Suzie), Norman Pitawanakwat of Wikwemikong, Teresa Dokum, and Beverly Dokum (predeceased) (Daniel) of Hickory, NC. Step father to Roslyn and Joseph. 
Mother of children, Henrietta Dokum. 
Special friend to Alexandrine (Sandy) Roy (predeceased). 
Step father to Michael Roy, 
Raymond (predeceased), Richard, and Jason.
Beloved Grandfather to Evanson, Whitney, Brittany, Mia, Boniface & Lawrence (predeceased), Adam, Andy, Joel, Alisha, Kylie, Johnny, Alexandria, Hunter, and Meangan. Great grandfather to Talon. 

Dearest uncle, cousin and friend to many. 

Gilbert worked with Eddy Forest and Wikwemikong Housing as a carpenter. He enjoyed gardening and fishing. He was well-known for his preserves and blood sausage throughout the community. He enjoyed traveling and meeting new people in his path, daily walks, cooking and family gatherings. His favourite pastime was playing bingo and visiting the casino with family and friends.

Friends and family will gather at the Kaboni Church on Saturday February 12th
 with viewing starting at 10am 
and funeral service 3pm. 

With cremation to follow.
 

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